More than 200
performances per year
Capacity
513 people

Karelia Hall

Karelia Hall provides impressive architecture, a beautiful environment close to nature, and modern conference technology for concert and event productions, as well as conference and seminar visitors. The elegant Hall accommodates 500 people, and it is ideal for concerts, meetings and conferences.

Karelia Hall is located within Kulttuuritalo Virta (address: Virastokatu 2).
 

CAPACITY
513 seats, including 8 wheelchair spaces.
STAGE DIMENSIONS:
Width in the front: 15 m. Width in the back: 13 m. Depth: 9 m. Maximum free height with a fixed lighting truss: 9 m.
ACCESSIBILITY
Kulttuuritalo Virta is fully accessible. Karelia Hall has 8 wheelchair spaces which need to be booked in advance from the group sales of the theatre. An accessible toilet is located in the main lobby next to the public toilets. There is a hearing induction loop in the Hall.
SANITARY ROOMS
Use of the sanitary rooms is included in the rent. There is a green room with toilets for performers.
WATER, ELECTRICITY, LIGHTING
Electricity and water costs are included in the rent. The renter may book Virta’s lighting equipment. The details of the use are agreed on when the reservation is confirmed.
Electricity points at the loading door (stage left) behind the stage: 1x32A and 2x16A. Also optional 1x63A, with the building’s distributor, on the same side in the front. Schukos dispersed around the stage.

CATERING OPPORTUNITIES
Cafe Virta operated by Saimaa Support Services possesses full serving rights for alcoholic beverages and can serve anything from coffee and small pastries to a dinner.
NETWORK CONNECTIONS
The renter may use the wireless network connection of Virta.
RENT AND PRICING

All prices include VAT.

An event with free admission:
Four hours: €450
Following hours: €63/h 

An event with an admission fee:
16% of the gross ticket income. Minimum rent: €450.
Includes the venue, poster distribution (10 posters), a spot on electric info screens (11 screens), doorkeepers, security personnel, presentation technology and a technician. 
A separate agreement will be made on the ticket sales (in collaboration with Ticketmaster).

The venue rent includes a sufficient number of hours for arrangements and rehearsals related directly to the event, free of charge.
 

PERSONNEL AVAILABLE WITH A SEPARATE FEE

Mon–Fri 7 am–9 pm 
Custodian and technical services: €40/h/person 
Doorkeeper, cloakroom attendant, booking clerk: €12/h/person 

Sat–Sun, or after 9 pm on weekdays
Custodian and technical services: €60/h/person
Doorkeeper, cloakroom attendant, booking clerk: €22/h/person
 

EQUIPMENT SUBJECT TO A CHARGE
Using the grand Steinway piano: €140
(Tuning will always be done when renting the piano. The price of the tuning will be based on the realised costs.)
Outdoor flag raising €27 per event
Outdoor fireplaces (2 pieces) €10
Audio recording €60/h
DISCOUNTS:
25% off the price with tax for Imatra-based renters
25% off the price excluding tax for the responsibility areas of the City of Imatra
50% off the price with tax for Imatra-based organisations

OTA YHTEYTTÄ

Panu Kärri
Velho - kulttuuri ja tapahtumat
+358 20 617 7009
panu.karri@imatrabasecamp.fi